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Bailey, Martine

Summary: "'That's how it is for us servants. No one pays you much heed; mostly you're invisible as furniture. Yet you overhear a conversation here, and add a little gossip there. Then you find something, something you should not have found.' Irrepressible Biddy Leigh, under-cook at the foreboding Mawton Hall, only wants to marry her childhood sweetheart and set up her own tavern. But when her elderly...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thomas Dunne Books/St. Martin's Press 2015

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BAI

Gowar, Imogen Hermes

Summary: "... One September evening in 1785, Jonah Hancock hears an urgent knocking on his front door near the docks of London. The captain of one of Jonah's trading vessels is waiting eagerly on the front step, bearing shocking news. On a voyage to the Far East, he sold the Jonah's ship for something rare and far more precious: a mermaid. Jonah is stunned--the object the captain presents him is brown...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2018

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC GOR

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC GOW

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GOW

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Gowar 2018

Austen, Jane

Summary: The classic story of class-conscious eighteenth-century England and the romance between Elizabeth Bennet and Mr. Darcy. The clash between opinionated Elizabeth and proud Mr. Darcy is set against a backdrop of wonderful minor characters and the social system in which they all live.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Tantor Media 2008

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC AUS

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC AUS

Frampton, Megan

Summary: "Thaddeus, the new Duke of Hasford, holds his new title reluctantly, but his sense of duty is strong. Task number one: find a wife and secure an heir. He thinks he's found the perfect choice in Lady Jane Capel--until her sister Lavinia bursts onto the scene. Vivacious, rebellious, and strikingly beautiful, Lavinia is determined to keep him away from her shy, sweet sister. And she's also...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Avon Books, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2021

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1 available in New Fiction, Call number: FIC FRA

Swift, Jonathan

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Encyclopµdia Britannica 1955

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC SWI

Dunmore, Helen

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: It is 1792 and Europe is seized by political turmoil and violence. Lizzie Fawkes has grown up in Radical circles where each step of the French Revolution is followed with eager idealism. But she has recently married John Diner Tredevant, a property developer who is heavily invested in Bristol's housing boom, and he has everything to lose from social upheaval and the prospect of war. Soon his...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atlantic Monthly Press 2017

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DUN

Quinn, Julia

Summary: Setting sail on a time-sensitive voyage to Portugal, Captain Andrew James Rokesby is stunned to find a woman waiting for him in his cabin. But his duty to the Crown means he's stuck with her.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper Audio 2018

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC QUI

Austen, Jane

Summary: Since its immediate success in 1813, Pride and Prejudice has remained one of the most popular novels in the English language. Jane Austen called this brilliant work "her own darling child" and its vivacious heroine, Elizabeth Bennet, "as delightful a creature as ever appeared in print." The romantic clash between the opinionated Elizabeth and her proud beau, Mr. Darcy, is a splendid performance...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Easton Press 1977

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Freeman, Anna.

Summary: "A debut historical novel set within the world of female pugilists and their patrons in late eighteenth century Bristol"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Riverhead Books 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC FRE

Austen, Jane

Summary: As a young, beautiful, and wealthy woman, Emma decides to introduce Harriet Smith to society to find a husband. Emma entangles herself in a web in which everythings ends up precisely as it began.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Naxos AudioBooks 2006

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD Fiction Austen 2006

McCullough, Colleen

Summary: The best-selling author of The Thorn Birds presents a sequel to Pride and Prejudice that finds the willful third Bennet sister setting out in her late thirties in pursuit of adventure while her sisters worry about her at home.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2009

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MCC

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction McCullough 2008

Nicholson, Christopher

Summary: In 1766, a ship docks at Bristol, England, disgorging a crate with two young elephants in poor health, but alive. A wealthy sugar merchant purchases them for his country estate and turns their care over to a young stable boy, Tom Page. It takes time for Tom and the two elephants to understand each other, but to the surprise of everyone on the estate, a remarkable bond is formed, and changes the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow 2009

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1 available in Stacks, Call number: FIC NIC

James, Eloisa

Summary: Lord Alaric Wilde, son of the Duke of Lindow, is the most celebrated man in England, revered for his dangerous adventures and rakish good looks. Arriving home from years abroad, he has no idea of his own celebrity, until his boat is met by mobs of screaming ladies. Alaric escapes to his father's castle, but just as he grasps that he's not only famous but notorious, he encounters the very...

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Publisher / Publication Date: AvonBooks, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2017

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC JAM

Harris, Tessa.

Summary: The death of Sir Edward Crick has unleashed a torrent of gossip through the seedy taverns and elegant ballrooms of Oxfordshire. Few mourn the dissolute young man- except his sister, the beautiful Lady Lydia Farrell. When her husband comes under suspicion of murder, she seeks expert help from Dr. Thomas Silkstone, a young anatomist from Philadelphia. Thomas arrived in England to study under its...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Kensington Publishing Corp. 2012

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1 available in Adult, Call number: MYSTERY HAR

Defoe, Daniel

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: CreateSpace 2012

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DEF

James, Eloisa

Summary: For beautiful, witty Lavinia Gray, there's only one thing worse than having to ask the appalling Parth Sterling to marry her: being turned down by him. Now the richest bachelor in England, Parth is not about to marry a woman as reckless and fashion-obsessed as Lavinia; he's chosen a far more suitable bride. As usual, there's no problem Parth can't fix. But when he learns of Lavinia's desperate...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Avon Books, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2018

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Quinn, Julia

Summary: She was in the wrong place... Fiercely independent and adventurous, Poppy Bridgerton will only wed a suitor whose keen intellect and interests match her own. Sadly, none of the fools from her London season qualify. While visiting a friend on the Dorset coast, Poppy is pleasantly surprised to discover a smugglers' hideaway tucked inside a cave. But her delight turns to dismay when two pirates...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Avon Books, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2018

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC QUI

Nicholson, Christopher

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperLuxe 2009

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC NIC

Feather, Jane.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bantam Books 1996

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC FEA

Heyer, Georgette

Summary: Set in the Georgian period, about 20 years before the Regency, These Old Shades is considered to be the book that launched Heyer's career. It features two of Heyer's most memorable characters: Justin Alastair, the Duke of Avon, and Leonie, whom he rescues from a life of ignominy and comes to love and marry. The Duke is known for his coldness of manner, his remarkable omniscience, and his...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sourcebooks Inc 2009

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James, Eloisa.

Summary: The dashing Earl of Sheffield explodes in anger on discovering his bride, portrait painter Charlotte Calverstill is not a virgin. But as she keeps repeating he simply has a poor memory, it was he who deflowered her years earlier.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Delacorte Press 1999

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC JAM

Selznick, Brian

1 hold on 6 copies

Summary: The journey begins on a ship at sea in 1766, with a boy named Billy Marvel. After surviving a shipwreck, he finds work in a London theatre. There, his family flourishes for generations as brilliant actors until 1900, when young Leontes Marvel is banished from the stage. Nearly a century later, Joseph Jervis runs away from school and seeks refuge with a reclusive uncle in London. Albert...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2015

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3 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC SEL

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC SEL

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1 available in JT Fiction, Call number: JT Fiction Selznick 2015

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